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    GREEN SCHOOL GATHERS FOR TAKEOFF

    When architects speak of "green" buildings these days, they seldom mean it literally. But for the elementary/ middle school in Lake Zurich, Illinois, Legat Architects, Inc. have justified both environmental and chromatic interpretations of the word. They designed the new school for sustainability and gave it a distinctive copper entrance that the students have dubbed "the green spaceship." Says their principal: "They keep waiting for it to blast off!"

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    ‘Green’ Buildings Emerge in Boston — New York Times, 2004.0428

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